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Fake news: Case Studies

Source: Black, S. (2020).

Level 1"Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts." (Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Newsweek, 25 August 1986, p. 27.)

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Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)


Provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.

Level 3 resourceLEVEL

Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

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Fake news | Case studies: Fake news web sites

Fake news | Case studies: Nigeria

Level 2Fake news can have real and significant consequences. View the following video for an extreme example from Nigeria in Africa. Consider the negative impact of fake news and how can it be stopped?

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